Prepping travelers for upcoming REAL ID deadline

The deadline for the REAL ID Act is January 22, 2018.  Beginning January 22, 2018, driver’s licenses or state IDs issued by states that are not in compliance with the REAL ID Act or have not been granted an extension by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will not be able to be used to fly within the U.S.  States that were previously non-compliant must meet federal requirements to add extra security features to their driver’s licenses by the deadline or receive an extension.

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Update: Nov. 16, 2017    

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Responsible Travel Begins Here

As a seasoned traveler, you know that experiencing the world in a joyful, meaningful way is accompanied by a deep sense of responsibility. Harnessing the immense power of travel has become so critical that the United Nations’ World Tourism Organization named this the Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. Let us show you how we can help achieve those global goals to protect, nurture and improve communities from every perspective.

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2018 Alaska Land + Sea Journeys

Don’t miss out on our explore4 –sip, dine, share and save—offer. Applicable on all Alaska Land + Sea Journeys.  Offer ends Friday (Nov. 17, 2017).

Fox World Travel is excited for our largest Alaska Cruise Tour season yet—eight escorted Land + Sea Journeys with Holland America Line.

After years of traveling to Alaska, our tour managers hand-selected itineraries for the ultimate Alaska experience. Each journey is carefully curated to ensure you enjoy the very best of Alaska – from magnificent Glacier Bay to the untamed beauty of Denali National Park.

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Fox recognized on Wisconsin 75

Private companies play a critical role in Wisconsin’s economy.

Deloitte’s Wisconsin 75 recognizes the state’s 75 largest privately held companies and includes many of the state’s most recognizable companies. Fox World Travel is proud to be on this year’s—15th annual—list.

Chip Juedes

“We are honored and humbled to be included on the list for the first time, especially alongside such esteemed companies,” said Chip Juedes, Fox World Travel CEO.

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MeetingsNet Unveils 11th Annual List of Largest Meeting and Incentive Travel Companies

MeetingsNet today included Fox World Travel on its 2017 CMI 25 list—the meeting industry’s only comprehensive report on the 25 largest meeting and incentive management companies focused on the U.S. corporate market.

The exclusive directory of full-service meetings and incentive management companies, now in its 11th year, provides a unique resource for meeting managers, incentive travel executives and procurement professionals looking for experienced, professional outsourcing partners.

“The 2017 CMI 25 includes extraordinary companies that have succeeded in a competitive and fast-changing business landscape. In a field that requires constant creativity, an unwavering focus on detail, strong partnerships, and an understanding of new technologies, these companies rise to the top,” said Sue Hatch, MeetingsNet content director. “We’re thrilled to provide corporations with this valuable list, which ranks among the top content on MeetingsNet.com year after year.”

As a group, the companies on the 2017 CMI 25 list executed more than 139,000 corporate meeting and incentive travel programs in 2016—representing over 12.5 million group room nights—and employed more than 9,000 people in the U.S. alone.

“As these impressive numbers help reveal, meetings and incentive travel programs are extremely valuable to the businesses and cities that host them and to the participants who benefit from the networking and learning,” said Hatch.

The CMI 25 list will be published in the September 2017 issue of the MeetingsNet tablet magazine and digital edition (http://www.meetingsnet.com/digital-edition), and on www.meetingsnet.com. Company profiles include statics on business volume, top customer markets, recent company news, leadership, and more.

The MeetingsNet editors selected CMI 25 companies based on several factors, including the number of meetings and incentive travel programs managed in 2016 and the total number of room nights represented by those meetings and incentives. They also considered the number of full-time employees at each company, as well as the percentage of the company’s 2016 revenues that came from organizing corporate meetings and incentives versus association meetings or other sources.

Fox World Travel Participates as an Exhibitor at GBTA 2017

Fox World Travel participated in the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) 2017 Convention and we absolutely stole the show.  Standing out from the crowd of more than 7,000 attendees and 400 exhibiting suppliers from the corporate travel industry, our Fox Stars were the highlight of the week in Boston, Massachusetts.

It was wonderful connecting with old friends and meeting new ones.  We could have you read all about our experience at GBTA, but we thought it would be more fun to share the experience with you. Check out our FoxStars at GBTA 2017:

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Inc. magazine unveils 36th annual list of America’s fastest-growing private companies—the Inc. 5000

Today, Inc. magazine ranked Fox World Travel NO. 4390 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—independent small and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.

“On behalf of our entire Fox Family, we are honored and humbled to have earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 for the fifth time, placing Fox in an elite group of only seven percent of companies that have applied over the years,” said Chip Juedes, CEO, Fox World Travel.  “Our fifth recognition is a testament of our dedicated associates who live out our mission of service, passion, partnerships and family every day while innovating, inspiring and never accepting the status quo.”

The 2017 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year average growth of 481%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $206 billion and the companies on the list collectively generated 619,500 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

“The Inc. 5000 is the most persuasive evidence I know that the American Dream is still alive,” says Inc. Eric Schurenberg, president and editor-in-chief.

“The founders and CEOs of the Inc. 5000 tell us they think determination, risk taking, and vision were the keys to their success, and I believe them.”

 

Destination Spotlight: Jamaica

Travelers who appreciate warm tropical waters, white sandy beaches and laid-back surroundings will enjoy Jamaica.

The third-largest of the Caribbean islands, this beautiful and culturally rich island has lots to offer its visitors.

If sun and relaxation are your thing, there is beach around every bend and nestled in every cove.  With more than 635 miles of coastline there is plenty of space to relax—drink in hand—while soaking up the sun.

The sparkling blue Caribbean water is an amazing sight and there are plenty of opportunities all over the island to go out skiing, surfing or even parasailing.  The ocean is remarkably crystal clear, which lends itself perfectly for snorkeling and scuba diving.

Looking to go beyond the beaches?  Don’t worry there is still lots to do.

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